1. How many General Orders of the Guard.
  2. General Order# 1
    To take charge of this post and all government property in view.
  3. General Order# 2
    To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert and observing everything which takes place within sight or hearing.
  4. General Order# 3
    To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
  5. General Order# 4
    To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guard house than my own.
  6. General Order# 5
    To quit my post only when properly relieved.
  7. General Order# 6
    To receive, obey, and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the Commanding Officer, the Officer of the Day, and all officers and non-commissioned officers of the guard only.
  8. General Order# 7
    To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
  9. General Order# 8
    To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
  10. General Order# 9
    To call the Corporal of the Guard in any case not covered by instructions.
  11. General Order# 10
    To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
  12. General Order# 11
    To be especially watchful at night and during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post, and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.
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